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WELCOME TO OUR MIDDLE SCHOOL
MIDDLE SCHOOL GOALS • To inspire lifelong learners • To create a safe environment conducive to learning • To encourage students to become independent • To foster academic and social responsibility
Monroe-Woodbury Middle School Administration John Kaste Principal Amanda Collins Assistant Principal Michael Maesano Assistant Principal Dalila Serrano Assistant Principal
MRS. HASSLER GUIDANCE COORDINATOR
WHO’S IN THE HOUSE?
YELLOW HOUSE Mr. Maesano Assistant Principal Mrs. Pelcin School Counselor
BLUE HOUSE Ms. Serrano Assistant Principal Ms. Hawxhurst School Counselor
GREEN HOUSE Ms. Collins Assistant Principal Mr. Di. Giovanni School Counselor
Power. School Parent Portal With Power. School’s Parent Portal, parents are empowered to: • Monitor grades and attendance • Receive automated email notifications • Update contact information and opt-out of certain messaging channels* • View course request for the next school year *Parents are not able to opt-out of Emergency Broadcasts
Monitor Grades and Attendance Sample
Community/Building Activities • Multicultural Night • PTA/BLC • Olweus • Recreational (REC) Night
Opening Day Tuesday, September 6 th, 2016 ➢ As the students exit the bus, remember to listen for the bus slot number. ➢ At the 8: 00 a. m. bell, students should proceed to their Advisory. ➢ During the “Extended Advisory” the students will receive: ○ - A Student Planner - A Class Schedule ○ - A Manila Folder with important information and forms for your parents. ➢ After Advisory, ALL students should report to their first period class. ➢ At the dismissal bell, all students will proceed to the designated bus slot number and board their bus.
Period 4 YELLOW 10: 44 am-11: 24 am Period 5 GREEN 11: 27 am-12: 07 pm Period 6 BLUE 12: 10 pm-12: 50 pm Period 7 RED 12: 53 pm-1: 33 pm
Important Academic Information Grade Point Average • Calculated from all courses that receive a numerical grade Honor Roll • High Honor Roll - 89. 5 and above • Honor Roll - 84. 5 to 89. 4 Accelerated Courses • Accelerated Math program begins in grade 7 • Accelerated Science program begins in grade 8 National Junior Honor Society • Students are invited to apply in the 3 rd quarter of grade 7
Middle School Backpacks
LOCKER ISSUES. . . -Combinations -Locks Required -PE Lockers - Numbers & Letters on Lockers.
ATHLETICS, CLUBS, REC-NIGHTS, INTRAMURALS, & ACTIVITIES Art Club - Advisor: Chuck Witte Chess Club - Advisor: Tjok Dalem Arsa Artha Math Team – Advisor: Alicia Randall Musical Production-Advisors Maureen Burt, Steven Wing, Erin Robinson Odyssey of the Mind – Coaches: TBD Purple Bridges – Advisor: Anthony De. Fusto Roma Club – Advisor: Grace Davi Science Olympiad – Advisor: Gilles Reimer Sewing Club – Advisor: TBD Special Olympics – Advisor: Dana Schackman Spelling Bee- Advisor: Kristine Mirenda Student Council– Advisors: Eileen Mc. Namara, S. Slockbower, J. Ahearn Yearbook – Advisors: Danielle Roman, Laura Koch
Fall Sports Boys’ Cross Country – Varsity, Modified Girls’ Cross Country – Varsity, Modified Football – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Boys’ Soccer – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Girls’ Soccer – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Volleyball – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Winter Sports Boys’ Basketball – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Girls’ Basketball – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Cheerleading – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Wrestling – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Spring Sports Boys’ Baseball – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Girls’ Softball – Varsity, Junior Varsity, Modified Boy’s Track – Varsity, Modified Girls’ Track – Varsity, Modified
AFTER SCHOOL BUS SCHEDULE 4: 00 PM TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY 5: 00 PM MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY
Helpful Tips: ➢ Remember your slot number. This number does not change, but sometimes busses do. ➢ Cell phones are prohibited, however. . . ➢ When you’re sick, stay home! Your teachers will save work for you when you return. If you are going to be out more than two days, please contact the main office to have work collected for you. ➢ Parents: Please check the Daily Announcements under school links on the Middle School homepage to find information on daily activities. ➢ On the first day of school, go to Advisory. You will have time there to figure everything out. ➢ Proper attire: Refer to dress code in the handbook ➢ Keep your locker combination to yourself! ➢ Your school counselor can assist you with a variety of concerns.
See you on Tuesday, September 6 th